Netizens shared their job experiences online with bosses or supervisors that are overly repulsive.
Here are 3 stories that will make anyone quit their job.
Supervisor says his an Officer in NS and used age to “makan” intern
Supervisor: One of the earliest day, mentioned that he’s an officer in NS and older than me (double the seniority). Also, no need to work so late (past 6pm)… A few months in, called me at 8pm during dinner expecting me do a video call for some meeting minutes discussion, asked me to solo client meeting, asked me to take minutes (cuz he’s feeling sleepy), scolded me for himself not understanding how tables work in MS Word, saying he’s a perfectionist but makes plenty of errors….
Boss: “I trust the guy knows what he’s doing and will not intervene unless it’s a serious case”, “you should be paying us for your experience instead”, “not sure if you are sheltered”…
Tendered my resignation after my supervisor called me the worst intern ever and shortly after got a place at the big 4 (flat hierarchy, pay multiple times better, Flexi hours, annual leave, etc).
The 2 Face Manager
Ex-manager pretended to be nice to me in the first month and got me to talk to her about my time in school then used it to try and convince me that I have autism. Which she used to scold me whenever she thinks I did something wrong (even when it turns out the mistake was made by others or even herself). Kept saying that she understands that I “understand things in a special way” within earshot of others.
Also sabotaged me by telling the head of dept that a certain project was stuck with me when I submitted my part to her long ago. And when I resigned, another dept wanted to ask me to join their dept but she went behind my back to badmouth me till the other dept decided not to give the offer.
I guess I should have seen it coming given how she was badmouthing other colleagues when I first came into the company and how everyone gave me their condolences when they heard I was under her.
The Boss that doesn’t care
while most of the stories are about micromanagement, i hope to share one on the other end: no/little management. ya it’s not THAT terrible per se but it kinda sucks too, and can put you in a weird situation where you dont know if you should quit especially if you’re just starting out in your career and looking for growth.
- Boss leaves me on read almost all the time, when I catch him in real life he always brushes me away and says he’s busy. This was since my first HOUR at the company lol.
- Informs me of potential opportunities or projects that I may get to participate in, but never updates what happens in the end despite me asking (tactfully). honestly, even a “they decided to look for someone else in the end” would be ok.
- from other colleagues: he FORGOT (verbatim) annual target setting or does it with them 6 months late.